India  /  Published 21.05.22

Minor fire in new Parliament building

  A minor fire broke out in the new Parliament building in central Delhi on Saturday afternoon, officials said. The safety net of the building caught fire, they said. Information regarding the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.05.22

Lanka: Mahinda in Parliament

Sri Lanka's former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday made his first appearance in Parliament since he was forced to resign as prime minister and take shelter in a navy camp under high secur...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 17.05.22

Lanka: row over Dy Speaker vote

Sri Lanka's Parliament met for a crucial session on Tuesday, the first after the appointment of new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, as the country looks to undertake major constitutional refo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 30.04.22

Tory MP: opened porn on phone in error

A British lawmaker suspended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party following accusations that he watched pornography on his phone in the House of Commons debating chamber has said h...
By Reuters

News  /  Published 27.04.22

Noise rule flouted but not a sound

‘Permission? It’s illegal’  A senior university official countered Bhattacharya’s claim. “How can we give any permission to use microphones (in the open) within the...
By The Plurals News Network


Opinion  /  Published 19.04.22

Tread with care: Ed-Tech

Malpractice by a prominent Ed-Tech company was discussed in Parliament, leading the education ministry to advocate caution while opting for the services of Ed-Tech companies. Ed-Tech firms responded w...
By Shatakratu Sahu & Devendra Jaiswal

World  /  Published 17.04.22

New ruling union takes control of Pak House

Pakistan’s new ruling alliance took control of the lower house of parliament on Saturday with the election of a new Speaker, cementing control of the Assembly after former Premier Imran Khan was...
By Reuters, PTI in Islamabad

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Rights bodies protest child justice act tweak

A law supposed to give justice to wronged children has been diluted in a way that will further impair chances of redress, alleged rights activists.  The amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 08.04.22

Abrupt end to session sinks price discussion

The budget session of Parliament was abruptly ended on Thursday two days before schedule, prompting the Opposition to accuse the Narendra Modi government of stonewalling in the House a discussion on p...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 06.04.22

Lanka govt loses majority in House

Dozens of Sri Lankan lawmakers walked out of the ruling coalition on Tuesday, leaving President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s government in a minority in parliament as it struggled to quell protests amid...
By Reuters in Colombo


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